Job Details

Bid Manager
Our Reference: J7830
Job Term: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Civil and Structural Engineering
Bid Manager:
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £50k - £65k

Are you working as a Bid Manager and thinking about leaving to progress?
Can you effectively produce compelling answers to include empathy and value?
Are you a bid manager working in Marketing?

Identify business opportunities that align with the Business Strategy
• Review and Identify appropriate companies with whom to form partnerships with and to provide support in developing PQQ and tender responses
• Identify and request the creation of account plans Liaise with other offices, regions and partners to identify opportunities to meet that strategy
• Review Client Business Plans and understand their requirements Develop opportunities into PQQ’s or tenders seeking bid writing support as required
• Develop business relationships with external parties to support responses to PQQ’s or tenders Allocate opportunities to other team members to prepare responses

Develop and implement strategies for winning bids
• Liaise with both internal and external parties to develop bid strategies
• Oversee and lead bid teams in the planning and delivery of PQQ and bid submissions in line with agreed strategies
• Act as a point of contact for customers during tendering process

Handover to operational teams at contract award
• For complex bids, support the operational teams in the transition period of new contracts or as required
• Oversee the preparation of handover packs
• Present key customer requirements
• Present basis of bid

Compliance with corporate governance requirements
• Ensure sign-off of any significant post-tender amendments by an authorised person
• Develop best practice business development processes across the Business
• Prepare bids in a timely manner, in accordance with Company procedures
• Ensure adjudication meetings are arranged and appropriate sign-off is achieved

Person Specification:
The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

• Essential Engineering or commercial background
• Experience of managing teams in researching market place, understanding client business strategy, marketing and bidding Chartered, Incorporated, or similar Understanding of commercial aspects of bidding including risk management Demonstrate business improvement and process management skills to support transition to operations or in change situations
• Good written English and technical writing experience
• Ability to review and improve written bid submissions
• Confident dealing with both employees and customers at all levels

Please apply in confidence and call Rebecca on 0121 7900 981

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